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6 edition of The Long Walk Home found in the catalog.

The Long Walk Home

Paul Franklin"s Journey from Afghanistan

by Liane Faulder

  • 372 Want to read
  • 17 Currently reading

Published by Brindle & Glass .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Military,
  • General,
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Afghan War, 2001-,
  • Amputees,
  • Biography,
  • Canada,
  • Personal narratives, Canadian,
  • Biography/Autobiography

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages224
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL12225577M
    ISBN 101897142250
    ISBN 109781897142257

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Set in Alabama, it is based on a screenplay about the Montgomery Bus Boycott (–) by John Cork and a short film by the same name, produced by students at the University of Southern California in Music by: George Fenton. Aug 01,  · — The Strand Book Store, NYC "The Long Walk Home movingly conveys the life-changing effects of love between two middle-aged people with a lot of unshared history."— Seattle Times "Love that comes along too late—and thus is doomed by the prior commitments of an honorable life—is dangerous territory/5.

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The Long Walk Home tells a simple story—of the Montgomery Bus Boycott—with a long past and many consequences: its meaning is shaped by the enslavement and segregation of a people, and the liberty and respect of a people.

The enslavement of Africans—between thirty million and one-hundred million—by the Portuguese, English, French, Dutch. Apr 19,  · The Long Walk is the story of boys who must complete an unimaginable long walk to obtain a prize; a prize that everyone desires.

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